PEPFAR Project That Keeps Girls HIV-Free Now Includes Kenya

While in Kenya, President Obama announced that the country will be included in the DREAMS project that aims to lower HIV rates among girls and young women in up to 10 countries, Voice of America reports.

The DREAMS project is a $210 million collaboration between the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), the Nike Foundation, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Kenya will receive $30 million in additional HIV funds that will go to the DREAMS project, supporting programs that are already in place.

DREAMS stands for “Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-free, Mentored and Safe.”

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